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The Deanesly Centre (Cancer Services) New Cross Hospital

The Deanesly Centre is a purpose built centre open in June 1996 and is built around an open courtyard within the grounds of New Cross Hospital. The centre serves a population of one million, covering Wolverhampton, Dudley, the Wyre Forrest, Walsall and part of South Staffordshire. 

We provide a full complement of high quality clinical and support services. We have Clinical Oncology Consultants and Medical Oncology Consultants who also hold satellite clinics in Dudley and Cannock. In addition we have Consultant Haematologists who provide the clinical haematology service. Finally, Palliative Care Consultants with links to local Hospices provide a specialist car service. Staff work very closely with other members across the Trust who are involved in the provision of cancer services; including involvement in multi-disciplinary meetings with specialist teams. 

Clinical Services

The Deanesly Centre offers the following services to its patients;

  • Counselling/Psychology Service
  • Lymphoedema Service
  • Access to Benefits Advice Clinics
  • Look Good Feel Better Workshops
  • Complementary Therapies
  • The Macmillan Support and Information Centre is part of the Directorate and all patients are referred
  • Acute Oncology Service 

Facilities within the Deanesley Centre consist of:-

 Ground Floor

  • Outpatient Clinic Suite – Oncology and Haematology
  • Day case Chemotherapy Unit (Snowdrop Suite)
  • Radiotherapy Treatment Unit
  • Psychology Office
  • Phlebotomy Service
  • Hair/wig salon

We have a comfortable waiting room and you are welcome to have a friend or family member accompany you for your visit.

First Floor

  • Deanesly ward
  • Medical Physics Department
  • Commercial trial offices
  • Clinical trials office 

Coffee Shop

The Deanesly Centre has its own coffee shop, open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, which is located in the main reception area. It provides hot and cold snacks for patients, staff and visitors. There is also a courtyard with outdoor seating for use in fine weather.

Chemotherapy

Our Outpatient Chemotherapy unit is open from 8am to 7pm and we treat around 6 patients per day. The unit is nurse led and offers a range of services including ambulatory care and a scalp cooling service to our patients.

In-patient facilities

The Deanesly Centre has its own dedicated oncology ward. Deanesly ward focuses on treatments such as I/P Chemotherapy symptom control radioactive iodine as well as housing beds which can be used for brachytherapy radiation treatments. The ward is comprised of single, twin and four bedded rooms. Durnall Unit (B) provides a triage and day-case service and is open 8am-6pm Monday to Friday. The Clinical haematology Unit (CHU) is based in the Heart and Lung Centre.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Emma Drew
Contact Position
Business Administration Manager
Telephone
01902 695209
E-mail
emma.drew1@nhs.net
Website
The Deanesly Centre

Where to go

Name
The Deanesly Centre - Area C35 at New Cross Hospital
Address
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Wednesfield Road
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
Postcode
WV10 0QP
Notes

Where do I park?

The closest car park to The Deanesly Centre is P4.  All public car parks within the hospital are barrier controlled.  Collect a ticket at the entrance barrier. Take the ticket with you and when you are ready to leave pay at one of the pay stations before returning to your car.

Public Transport

New Cross Hospital is within easy reach of Wolverhampton Town Centre. The nearest bus station is the Wolverhampton Bus Station adjacent to the Wolverhampton railway station in the city centre. The nearest Midlands Metro stop (Wolverhampton St George’s) is a short walk from the bus station.

Patient Transport Services

Hospital transport is only provided if you have a medical need that stops you from using private or public transport.  If you have any queries about this please speak to a radiographer when you attend for your radiotherapy planning appointment or a nurse when you attend for your first chemotherapy appointment.

 A local support group also provides transport for radiotherapy patients in the Dudley area. We can give you more information about this service.

Time / Date Details

Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Session Information
The outpatient reception is open 8am-6pm Monday to Friday
Our Outpatient Chemotherapy unit is open from 8am to 7pm
Durnall Unit (Area B) provides a triage and day-case service and is open 8am-6pm Monday to Friday
The Deanesly Centre coffee shop is open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3:45pm

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
Adults Only
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

A referral into cancer services at New Cross Hospital is required by either a GP or a Qualified Clinician.

Record Last Updated on: 08/10/2018

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